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The CFO of Today and Tomorrow

May 10, 2018

Although this article from Laura Miles at Bain & Company was written a year ago, I think it quite accurately address the challenges CFOs face in maximizing value for their companies. These points also translate pretty well to a Finance … Continue reading

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Job Search is Like Sales, Sort of …

March 1, 2018

A recent post on aggressive salespeople and the many across-the-board responses caught my attention. Perhaps because of the endless sales emails and phone calls I receive for products and services that have absolutely nothing to do with my business, push … Continue reading

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When Seeking a CFO Position …

January 31, 2018

… it isn’t necessarily over when you think it seems to be over. What I mean is that there a couple of factors at play that, despite not being selected initially for a job you want, could mean the position … Continue reading

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When Seeking a CFO Position …

January 31, 2018

… it isn’t necessarily over when you think it seems to be over. What I mean is that there a couple of factors at play that, despite not being selected initially for a job you want, could mean the position … Continue reading

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The CPA and Other Finance Credentials

January 3, 2018

Does a CPA matter? What about a CMA? Or, the relatively new CCFO? Do any of them make you a better Finance Chief? That … is the age-old question and continuing debate. New year … same debate. See my 2010 … Continue reading

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3 Reasons NOT to use Resume Templates

November 19, 2017

Last week I saw comments by the CEO of Linkedin about the evolution of resumes. He is right that resumes are changing. Actually, they have been changing for a good 10 or so years with a clear focus on the … Continue reading

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The Challenging C-Level Job Search

November 16, 2017

It can take 9-12 months to find that next right-fitting position … are never words my prospective Finance Executive clients want to hear. However, setting up realistic expectations ultimately translates to less frustration and impatience during what can be a … Continue reading

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3 Keys for Navigating the Job Search Maze

October 16, 2017

Have you ever been, or even felt, utterly lost? A few years ago, 2011 to be exact, I was headed to Phil Campbell, Alabama to help following the E5 tornado that devastated that town. Having never been there before and … Continue reading

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Are We Losing the Ability to Right Write?

September 26, 2017

Yes, I did that intentionally, and it was incredibly painful to do so. But the question remains … are we? Which begs another question … does it matter? Many years ago, a 5th grade English teacher told me that she … Continue reading

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Are We Losing the Ability to Right Write?

September 26, 2017

Yes, I did that intentionally, and it was incredibly painful to do so. But the question remains … are we? Which begs another question … does it matter? Many years ago, a 5th grade English teacher told me that she … Continue reading

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